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get us there. >> we'll win this election! >> all that shouting means it's almost over. the final push for the vote that won't just come down to a handful of states but a h andful of counties. >>> good evening. i'm ann notarangelo. the biggest problem right now in the east coast in the wake of sandy, fuel shortages. tankers are brought in gasoline but it's being rationed in new york and newt and new jersey. the death poll now stands at 107. power outages are affecting businesses, down from a peak of 8.5 million. and fema aid has been extended in new york and new jersey. >>> as we've seen over the past 48 hours, some of the worst damage and loss of life was on staten island. looks like the island got a lot of help from an army of strangers today. >> reporter: oh, definitely, ann. and cleanup efforts were in gear here on staten island. you can see behind me some of the debris. volunteers were helping out all day long, trying to clear what was left of people's homes. people on staten island are picking through dreeb, trying to salvage anything they can, including family photos. hundreds
that sent four others to the hospital. >> big check every day of the week. >> show us the money! one big campaign theme for candidates on both sides and propositions as well, next. who is behind the record-setting donations? space hero on neil armstrong, honoring a hero. >>> thank you for joining us. i'm anne makovec. >> and we've got a lot of news and talk to cover in the next hour. how blue can you get? that's one of the big questions being asked in sacramento, as democrats sweep, looks like a supermajority in both houses of the legislature, plus the governor. >> we have a lot to break down when it comes to the elections last week. we are also going to be talking with the chairman of the california republican party about the demise of the party here in california. it hit a new milestone last week with a record low number of registered republicans in california. >> and we'll sit down with state senator mark leno and ask him what's the future of prop 13, now the democrats are in control? might get interesting in a minute. >>> we have lots to talk about, but it is a chilly morning around
forecast coming up. >> good morning. coming in from the outside. he'll be with us in a little bit. >> it's kind of a weird morning. 7:30. we got an extra hour of sleep. hope everyone is feeling refreshed. >> i set the clock back and i was nervous about it, whether i had it right or not. we've got a great show had freed this morning. we are going to be talking about -- >> prop 32. representatives on both sides. one of those confusing ballot numbers that people are deciding on tuesday. we are going to try to break it down into normal people terms. >> it's a big battle of special interests, and it could completely change the profile of california politics. we sit down with former mayor willie brown and talk to him about all of this political money spending. does it really make a difference? and mayor is talking about should it be drained or not? >> also, the latest on superstars andy. we start with developing news in urban california. >> that's right. a strike against the supermarket chain. >> contracts with union members. there was a deadline of midnight her to the united food and commerci
you can't understand, you can't push us around. >> today gabby giffords and >> t husband will be in tucson in a courtroom there where jared loughner is set for sentencing.oom when the >>> drove their motorcycle straight into a shopping center.otorcy >>> 9-year-old samantha gordon turn s turns on her jets. the boys can barely keep up with that her. look at her go. >> all that -- >> rex ryan the most overrated coach in the nfl. >> i finally beat belichick at something. something. >> l.a., excuse me. got my artists mixed up. >> and all that matters. >> still waiting for the results to come in from florida. >> please don't pick on florida.bs >> you're only allowed to rning. campaign within 100 feet of a polling station. i saw countless signs telling me to vote for some guy named a krchltc acqui. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." as you wake up in the west we begin with what's happening in washington. captioning funded by cbs >>>p >>> one>>> one white captioning funded by cbs >>>p >>> one>>> one white house adviser said ifif republicans think the election
on a three-day trip that includes the first visit to myanmar by a u.s. president. outspoken new jersey governor chris christie has been getting around. last night he was on saturday night live. he thanked his state's rescue and relief workers for their efforts during hurricane sandy. he then offered a critique of super storm tv coverage. >> i also do not want to thank the reporters that put themselves in danger by walking into the middle of a hurricane with their cameras. we don't need you to tell us there's a hurricane. we have windows. >> osgood: here's the day's weather forecast. mostly clear and mild pept in the pacific northwest where they're getting an early taste of winter. the week ahead will grow cooler although it should remain sunny. >> let's face it. osgood: next the united states of food. and later john goodman and michelle miller eating well in new,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> osgood: millions of americans appear to be caught up in a feeding frenzy. they're not just cooking food and eating food. they're talking food, almost nonstop only pausing to take a bite. our cover story i
. "cbs morning news" >> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm duarte geraldino. this morning israel offered to temporarily stop it's offensive in the gaza strip with answers from rocket fire. israel said it would hold fire during the egyptian prime minister visit as long as hamas held its fire. the prime minister arrived in gaza this morning and visiting to show solidarity with hamas the militants who rule gaza. shortly after the prime minister militants fired rockets into israel. you can see the smoke over the city this morning. violence between israelis and palestinians intensified this week with both sides firing hundreds of rockets across gaza's border with israel. the israeli military kept up its offensive overnight and into the morning. an air strike hit the ministry building. israel struck at suspected hamas rocket launching sites and weapons storage. palestinian health officials said 19 people have been killed since the israeli offensive began. the conflict could escalate even further israeli troops and tanks amassed at the border. >> i hope hamas and other terrorist organiz
the election. >>> john dickerson will take us through the road map to victory for each candidate. >>> we begin with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> red cross should have been here. there should be -- i have a knife on my stoop, waiting for someo someone. >> millions of americans spend another night in the dark. >> we're going to die. we're going to freeze. >> frustration is being felt by hundreds of communities in new york and new jersey. >> no supplies. our kids are homeless, they're cold. >> millions still have no power. long lines for just the little gas that's still left. >> it's a dog fight i hear. >> this is like preapocalyptic scenario. >> would you like to see inside? >> what does it look like in there? >> pretty awful. >>> if you vote for me, we'll win this election, we'll keep moving forward. >> the signs out front forward, i think forewarned is a better word. >> don't you want this election over with already? >> the important october jobs report, just released, 171,000 jobs have been added. that's more than what was expected. >>> lottery winner claims her
discover the dead, many survivors are cold, hungry, and homeless. >> help us. help us the way you would help your family. >> pelley: reports from jim axelrod, anna werner and seth doane. anemployment rises. the economy creates more jobs, but not enough. anthony mason on the final economic report before the election. >> we're four days away from a fresh start. h we made real progress these past four years. >> reporter: a campaign 2012 report from bob schieffer. and "on the road." steve hartman with children of the storm. silver linings in a dark week. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pel >> pelley: good evening. 110. that's the new death toll from hurricane sandy, and it's not likely to stop there. bodies are being found today in homes as rescue workers reach into the hardest-hit areas. the pictures that struck us today were of just one family in staten island, new york. 14-year-old kate at her grandparent's house. her mother, julie, trying to pull something recognizable from the rubble. and sheila an
. >> thank you so much for helping. >> reporter: tell us how great the need is. >> it's enormous and it's growing every day. this is ramping up to be one of our largest responses in the past five years. we have tons of volunteers out there right now working with local government and partner agencies taking care of people making sure they have a warm place to be, hot meals, clean- up supplies, whatever they need to get back on their feet. >> reporter: this is catastrophic. >> it is. it's unlike anything we have seen in a long time so we expect this relief effort to go on for longer than weeks. >> reporter: besides the bay area helping today with pitching in with much-needed funds we have volunteer efforts, as well. >> we have 126 volunteers as of today that are out there dedicating their time working for a minimum of two weeks at a time helping out with the effort. it's been amazing, the response from local volunteers. >> reporter: many of these people took vacation time to do this. >> they did. it's hard to imagine. people are using vacation time to really do hard work. but it's meanin
that would allow it to rise automatically. republicans use the debt ceiling last year to extract spending cuts and they don't want to give up that leverage. >> there's a lot of things i've wanted in my life but almost all of them had a price tag attached to them. and if we're going to talk about the debt limit in this, there's going to be some price tag associated with it. >> reporter: the white house still seat tchlsiethes over las fight and doesn't want a replay. >> to ensure that the united states of america pays its bills and does not default for the first time in its history is deeply irresponsible. >> reporter: the more both sides talk, the more complications they discover. the white house says nothing will move forward until republicans agree to raise taxes on the wealthy and cope them where they are for the middle class. in a couple of hours, the president will be in suburban philadelphia to talk about just that. >> major garrett, thanks. bob schieffer, host of "face the nation" joins us now. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> you're in washington. help us make some sense
. they told us what keeps them in the bush after all these years is the thrill of making new discoveries, like their contribution to the discovery of these water-loving super lions. >> their physique started to change. you could see that they were getting huge pectoral muscles and huge necks. these lions were at least 15% larger than any other lions we had been working with. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm leslie stahl. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm bob simon. >> i'm lara logan. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." [ phil ] i have a toyota camry hybrid. [ man ] tell me about that. [ phil ] katie and i talked about really committing to making a difference in the amount of gas that we use. she was using 8 to 10 tankfuls. i was using 5 tankfuls. now i use one tankful a month, and she may use about two. it drives like a sports car. it handles very well. people are a little surprised that a hybrid zipped by them the way that i do. [ male announcer ] see phil's story and more at the camry effect. camry from toyota. [ male announcer ] see phil's story and more at the camry effect. i a
. >> i'm dana king. viewers tipped us off to what they say is on ongoing problem at safeway. one shopper says he has lost count of how many times he's been overcharged. in a story you will only see on cbs 5, julie watts goes undercover to find out how often it's happening and what safeway is doing about it. >> you know what? i didn't get it. i can show you. >> reporter: sometimes it's a misplaced price. >> so that's the wrong sign? >> reporter: other times, a computer error. but far too many times, customers complain they're getting overcharged at safeway, anywhere from 10 cents to 10 bucks. >> just recently i started keeping track, because it was happening so often. >> i lost count. >> reporter: and they're not alone. back in 2003, safeway and its southern california von's stores paid fines following two separate lawsuits for overcharging. the judgment in the lawsuit, if either store charges you more than the lowest advertised price, in most cases you're supposed to get the item for free. >> in all the years i've called them on this, i've never gotten the item for free. >> they just kin
attempt at his cell phone store on international boulevard near 92nd avenue. da lin shows us how friends and family are remembering a man recorded as a pillar in the community. >> reporter: the makeshift memorial outside of his store continues to grow. police say it was inside that store someone robbed and killed him and that's angered a lot of people because they say he works very hard to help the young people in this community. tears, anger and disbelief that swung killed a man to gave so much to a community that has so little. >> he was always giving the kids raider tickets. kids would come in he would give them money to feed them if they were hungry. >> it's such a sad, sad moment not because of just what's been taken from us but because of what's been taken from everyone else. my father was an amazing man. >> reporter: the police chief and the victim's family spoke out this afternoon asking witnesses to speak up and help solve the killing. >> personally saddened by this senseless act of violence and i pledge to this family and community that we will forge as many resources as we can
: this is the jack black we're used to seeing. not this jack black. >> it was a risk. i didn't know how people would feel about me as a murderer, you know. usually i'm playing a soft and cuddly. >> reporter: jack black rocks a totally different and some say potentially oscar-worthy role later on sunday morning. >> osgood: the coming attraction at one world famous theater is aimd at an audience far beyond its walls and headed for a theater near you. anthony mason take us back stage. >> reporter: when he came up with the idea of broadcasting the metropolitan opera live to movie theaters around the world, peter gelb wanted to cover opera like an olympic event. what were you thinking? >> i was thinking that opera needs a shot in the arm. >> reporter: it's working. nearly three million people watched last season. ahead on sunday morning, inside the met. >> osgood: it's the unresolved riddle that casts a shadow over the white house. was he or was he not born in the usa? mo rocca is determined to find the answer. >> reporter: the rumors persist: was the president actually born in the u.s.? if he wasn't, wh
on this in just a moment, but first, let us give you the big picture on the aftermath of sandy. nearly six million homes and businesses in 13 states are still without electricity tonight. at least 68 deaths are blamed on the storm. insurance companies tell us that well over 34,000 homeowners have put in claims for damage or destruction. in new york city, the sun finally came out today, along with the first sounds of recovery. ( bell ringing ) the stock market opened for the first time this week. buses are back and there could be some subway service tomorrow. the biggest challenge remains pumping floodwaters out of tunnels. the u.s. military is helping, and we flew along today with lieutenant general thomas bostic, commander of the army corps of engineers. >> pelley: the police released this video today of staten island residents being rescued from their flooded homes. president obama joined governor chris christie on a tour of the new jersey shore, where sandy made landfall monday evening. >> we are not going to tolerate red tape. we are not going to tolerate bureaucracy. and i've instituted a 15-
the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi spontaneous has reached a boiling point. after republicans threaten to block her possible nomination to secretary of state. >> the president thinks we are picking on people, he really does not have any idea of how serious this issue is. >> senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >>> david petraeus will be on capitol hill tomorrow to testify about the september 11th attacks onhe u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >>> we now know the identity of the fbi agent who triggered the investigation into the petraeus affair. >>> three people have been killed after rockets were fired into southern gaza. first israeli deaths killed a hamas military commander yesterday. >>> bp has agreed to pay a record penalty over the gulf oil disaster. it also includes criminal charges. >>> popular energy drink, fi five-hour energy, is making headlines because of a possible link to more than a dozen deaths. >>> carrying three babies is no easy feat, especially when they're the heaviest set of triplets
questions. >> if general petraeus was gearing up to testify concerning the deadly attacks on our u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi if petraeus doesn't testify. >>> members of congress get back to tuesday on the exact same place they left. the edge of a fiscal cliff. >> it won't kill the country if we raise taxes on millionaires. half of them voted democratic. half of them live in hollywood. >>> in indianapolis two people were killed in an explosion that damaged 31 homes. they suspect a gas leak. >> it looked like a war zone. >>> two weeks after superstorm sandy, 120,000 homes are facing another day without power. >> 70% have been flooded. the tide mark is at its sixth highest since records began 130 years ago. >>> the crews are at it. tempers have boiled over in phoenix. >> all that -- >> the falcons have fallen to 8 8-1. >> for the first time in four years an nfl game has ended in a tie. >> he missed it. >>> and all that matters. >> on this day we thank all of our veterans for reminding us why america is and
. good to have you with us. it's 6:00. >> it is. well, the unemployment has bounced up again. the jobs report was just released a few minutes ago. cate caugiran down in the newsroom with the very latest on the numbers. >> reporter: frank and michelle, the numbers show that more jobs were added in october. let's take a look. the numbers show the u.s. economy added 171,000 jobs in october right now unemployment rate is now at 7.9%. that's up from september's report which put us at 7.8%. now, that was the first dip below 8 since before the president took office. in terms of voters, some experts say these numbers are unlikely to sway them. >> if you are a person that feels that the general recovery that we have had has not been as much as it should have been, then you have already made up your mind probably not to vote for the president for re- election. if you are conversely someone who feels that the president inherited the mess and it's turning around a ship slowly to fix this thing and you generally like where he is with his other programs, you have also already made up your mind. >> r
. >>> and all that matters. >> u.s. troops serving our country are being served thanksgiving dinner. >> thousands of miles away on "cbs this morning." >> from kabul, afghanistan -- happy thanksgiving! captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning" on this thanksgiving day. happy thanksgiving. norah o'donnell is off. we are waking up to good news out of the middle east. for the first time in more than a week the cease fire between israel and hamas held overnight and continues to hold at this hour. >> people in gaza and southern israel are leaving shelters and returning home after that week of air attacks across the border. hamas and its supporters inside gaza are claiming victory. charlie d'agata is in gaza city this morning. >> reporter: it's like being on a different planet in gaza city whole world away from what this place was like 24 hours ago. people are smiling, congratulating one another. we had to fight through traffic for the first time. and for the first time people here got a good night's sleep and woke up without the worry of israeli
in line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with problems people are facing. >> reporter: good morning. the number of utility workers from around the country getting their power back online, mass transit coming back online, but there's so many problems, there's so many people who have lost homes, the temperatures are dropping, they don't have electricity, they don't have heat so small wonder that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels and subway lines are clear of water. and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is still left to be done. the nights are especially hard for people without electricity. >> we've been cold some nights. >> dark and cold. >> reporter: con ed says it will have power back on tomorrow for hundreds
who earn more than $250,000 a year? >> well that certainly is what the exit polls showed us. there was support for those polled for the president's position. the president has had lots of support for that position going back months and months. after the 2010 congressional elections when they won in that wave election that's still where the public was. having a public behind him has not helped the president in previous negotiations. of course, things have changed now. >> what do you think the mood is for compromise now? we've listened to speaker boehner. the president will make his case today. is there generally a mood that enough of this dysfunction, let's get things done and let's compromise, as long as we don't cross over our principles? >> yeah. i think there is a mood for compromise. the question is -- it will be interesting to watch the theater here. in 2010 during the lame duck period after the election there was -- they got some work done. and what -- for negotiation to work, both sides will probably start very far away. the question is will each
, but it turns out there are more than three million open jobs in the u.s. right now with as many as 500,000 of those in manufacturing. employers complain they can't qualified, skilled workers. how is that possible in this economy? that's our story tonight. >> come along with david mccullough when he goes along on our journey to paris before independence, a time of a new generation. >> they came here in order to improve themselves and to thereby improve their country. >> as for this generation of americans, america's favorite historian is less than enthusiastic. >> we are raising children in america today who by in large historically are ill it illiter. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm lesley stahl. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm lara logan. >> i'm byron pitts. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing fro
for joining us. election day is just three days away in california. a final pre election survey by the nonpartisan field poll shows obama leading mitt romney. the 15 point gap is considered a big lead. back in september obama had a 24 point lead. experts say romney has managed to improve his standings among a lot of california voters. this last weekend before election day we are expecting a big push from political cam pands. bay area ballot counters have noticed something different this election season. >>> around our district there is probably about at least eight or nine spot corners like this. >> corners where schoolteachers are waging a last minute battle for voters to support proposition 3. hikes they say would stop more education cuts. they are targeting undecided voters. those who would make up their mind in the polling booth. >>> boy if you haven't mailed them by now you are getting really risky about that ballot. >> steve weir has talked to civics groups, about which propositions to support. it shows on voters ballots. >> if you look at our tally equipment you can see w
than 3 million of us are expected to fly to our destinations this holiday. >> it's going to be so jammed up, listen to this, tsa agents say passengers are being asked to grope themselves. >>> birth control pills should be sold over the counter say a number of doctors. >>> shake-up on sesame street. a man behind elmo announces he will be leaving the show after another accusation by underage boys. >> ban public nudity. >>> and score from high school basketball that's hard to believe. 138 points from one guy. if you don't believe me, you don't know jack. >> and all that matters. >> thanksgiving united states of america and you're taking on quite something. >> find out who is spending three days waiting in line for these black friday sales and go shopping at their house. >> on "cbs this morning." >> let's take a look at the clip. >> i thought you were going to go in for a kiss. okay. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. we've been expecting an announcement of cease fire
entrance. >> reporter: joe leader oversees maintenance for the metropolitan transit authority. he showed us some of the damage at the hardest hit station, south ferry at the southern tip of manhattan. >> as much as the water has gone down, we're still two levels -- we're at the water till we get to the tracks? >> absolutely. >> reporter: it will take a week just to pump out the water. that's only the first step. >> the assessment afterwards will be very difficult because they'll have to be taken apart, elevators will have to be looked at, controls will have to be changed out. >> reporter: meantime, the city is doing what they can to relieve congestion, made much worse in lower manhattan where customers are still without power. new york's taxi rules were modified, allowing drivers to pick up more than one passenger at a time. mayor michael bloomberg announced that seven major routes into the city would be limited to vehicles carrying three or more people. >> i know it is inconvenient for a lot of people. but the bottom line is the streets can only handle so much. >> reporter: so we've seen s
at the time, but many people chose to stay behind. let us show you what parts of long beach island used to look like. as a point of reference, notice ehe white house at the bottom of the cul-de-sac, the one with the pool. now look at it today. tat's the white house, wrecked, and the street is now a canal. long beach island has 150,000 residents in the summer, but today we found it mostly empty. the national guard is on patrol. earth movers are clearing roads of tons of beach sand. ofles of debris are rising in parking lots. among the only residents here today were frank and sandra smith. they rode out the storm. wiey're in day three without po and the utility may shut off the gas in town tonight as a safety precaution. it's been several days now since the storm. what has it been like living here on the island? >> cold. dreary. we have no water, except drinking water. no electric. >> pelley: why did you decide to stay? >> because we knew if we left, we couldn't come back. they won't let-- if we leave now, we can't come back. would you like to see inside? >> pelley: what does it look like
the storm knocked out power. >> coming up is really a hardship for us. >> that's why we stayed up here. >> reporter: here in new jersey, police began allowing people who live along the coast back into their homes for the first time since the storm. for many, it was an emotional homecoming. >> got upset. we lost everything we had. it's nothing we can do. >> reporter: vicente juarez says the water rose 3 feet high in his stafford township home. he spent the afternoon throwing everything away. damage from sandy is estimated at $50 billion. randall pinkston, cbs news, stafford township, new jersey. >>> new york's mayor michael bloomberg has decided to go ahead with this weekend's scheduled new york city marathon. there's some criticism about the decision. but the mayor says the race will show the city's resilience and it will be a financial boost for the city. so we're asking, should the new york city marathon go on as planned? you can comment on facebook or twitter or email us at mornings@cbs5.com. -- at cbssf.com. >>> air force bases with helping with hurricane relief efforts. a cargo pl
morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. and a little more than a month the u.s. economy could experience a severe shock. that is if leaders in washington can't come up with a budget deal. scares of automatic spending cuts and tax increases could take effect january 1st. democrats moved by president obama and congressional republicans signaled they are willing to compromise on changing tax rates and spending reductions but the negotiations are moving very, very slowly. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest. susan, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the president is sending his top two negotiators to talk with lawmakers today about possible spending cuts. he's also getting ready to take his fiscal cliff message on the road. he'll try to convince the american people the best way to avoid the fiscal cliff is to extend the bush era tax cuts for the middle class. >> it's too important for washington to screw this up. >> reporter: president obama is putting pressure on congressional republicans and he's enlisting middle class americans in getting the gop to tak
on the east coast all those years, you are used to getting up at 9:00 and boom there it is. you have to wait a little longer here. looks like a nice day. >> you can see the crowds are already lining up on the streets there. >>> black friday is starting a whole day earlier this year. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington live outside a kmart store in san mateo this morning. kmart opens in an hour. >> reporter: there is a line already wrapped around the building. some people got here at 10 p.m. last night. the kmart opens at 6 a.m. and is among a handful of stores opening on thursday for black friday sales. a lot of people are bundled up because it's chilly. you have your blanket. what are you out here for? >> for the door busters, the televisions that are $97 and 1.99. i think that's the majority of people out here for the tvs. >> reporter: what do you think about behalf hang on thanksgiving this year at a lot -- happening on thanksgiving this year at a lot of places? >> i think it's a positive thing because, you know, that way if we're out here now we still have dinnertime with the family. a l
earlier and earlier on the eve of black friday. excited shoppers rush into the toys "r" us store in new york's times square. it was one of many retailers to open their doors on thanksgiving night. >> i stay home on friday but i come when i put the turkey in the oven, i run to the store. >> reporter: lines outside big box stores like best buy and discounters like walmart seemingly stretched from coast to coast while shoppers hunted for deals, retailers were fighting for customers by opening up earlier than they ever had on the holiday. >> it's almost like an arms race. first 6:00 a.m., then midnight. >> reporter: competition among stores is fierce and so is there struggle with online retailers. brick-and-mortar can make up 40% of their annual revenue by offering bargain prices, attracting shoppers who are more than willing to wait it out. >> we've done it for five years. this is our fifth year. >> there will be no thanksgiving because everybody will start shopping. >> reporter: it's that thought that's prompting a backlash against some businesses. this week an employee delivered 350,000
. they laid hoses in the rising water and used the flood to fight the fire. assistant chief is the incident commander. what did it took like? >> like a blow torch. fire, flames shooting up in the air 100 feet and moving quickly to the west driven by the hurricane. >> winds of something like 80 miles per hour blowing this fire. >> exactly. the winds coming off the ocean, very intense flames blowing from the southeast. we had two fronts of fire we had to deal with. >> when it comes to residential fires in new york city, where does this one rank? >> as far as i know unless you want to go back into the 1800s this is probably the biggest private residential fire that was had at least in modern times. >> the biggest one in new york city in modern times. how many houses destroyed? >> 111 houses, totally destroyed by fire and 20 that received substantial damage from the fire. >> that was scott pelley reporting. after effects of sandy is being felt in parts of the midwest. flood warnings are being reported in ohio. flood waters are receding and residents are getting relief but more rain is in the fo
into their exhibit sunday at the pittsburgh zoo. >> zach vodder climbed to the top of the willis tower using a prosthetic leg. >> all that -- >> touchdown! >> the bucs martin credited. >> atlanta falcons reach the halfway mark at 8-0. >> and all that matters. >> both of these get together and accomplish things, i think that's one of the reasons right now why your ratings are so low. >> on "cbs this morning." >> new york city officials are saying the city's flooded subway station may be running at full capacity sometime next week. which would be amazing since it never has before. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." tomorrow is election day. so the presidential candidates have just one day left to convince americans to vote for them. new polls this morning show the race is razor close. president obama leads governor mitt romney by just one point in two major polls. that is within the margin of error. a statistical tie. >> another poll shows the two candidates are tied. polls from the individual states show that the president has a slight lead in all the important swing states. that's where both
. police tell us that ten-year- old boy and 4-year-old girl were in the crosswalk with their parents. the parents saw the car coming in the rain. they tried to get kids out of the way but apparently obviously too late. the kids are in the hospital with nonlife-threatening life- threatening injuries. the driver by the way stopped and is cooperating with the police. >>> two men under arrest for the shootings of four people at the university of southern california. campus police say two men were arguing at about 11:30 last night when one pulled a gun and opened fire. one man was critically wounded three bystanders were also wounded with nonlife- threatening injuries. none of the people involved was usc students. >>> not far from there, three people were injured in hollywood when shots were fired into a halloween crowd. los angeles police say three people were taken to hospitals one of them a 17-year-old who is critically injured with gunshot wounds to the chest and leg. at least three men were taken into custody. >>> investigators are looking into the death of a man who was shot at an o
believed in us. >> we're so fortunate to have these fans. they're the best. >> the hardware was on hand in the hands of manager bruce bochy carrying the trophy throughout the parade. his car ran out of gas, believe it or not but eventually ended up at city hall. bart had the second highest day of ridership on record, 475,000 people taking bart into the city compared to 300,000 on average. final numbers expected to come out later today. we posted a whole lot of video of the parade, the crowd and all things giants memorabilia, if you would like to reminisce or just take a look, go to cbssf.com. >> so much fun out there. >>> the east coast is slowly recovering from super storm sandy. this morning some new york city subways are rolling again. also today laguardia airport is re-opening. but 5 million people are still without electricity and the number of deaths blamed on sandy has passed 70. ines ferre joins us now with more on the storm from lower manhattan. ines. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. i am at the entrance of new york's fdr drive and you can see that this area is still floode
the return of world class manufacturing back to silicon valley. >> they supported us in finding the right facility, get the permits in place in a timely fashion to meet milestones for investors and really achieve the success that we have had in a relatively short period of time. >> reporter: although unemployment is still higher than pre-recession levels, san jose is confident that silicon valley is on the comeback and the city wants to be ready when business is ready. in san jose, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> new details tonight in a san jose murder mystery. police have just named a suspect. officers got a 911 call from a home on evangeline drive at 5:30 a.m. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez shows us who investigators are looking for. >> reporter: he is the man who lives in this home behind me the home where the body was found. let me show you his picture just released within the hour from the san jose police department. his name is troy nosenzo wanted for suspicion of homicide. san jose police are asking for help from the public to find him. >> he is wanted. there is enough information that the de
joins us -- teresa garcia -- pardon me -- teresa garcia, there we go. she joins us now, pardon that. and tell us, how are the folks doing? we know folks on the east coast are resilient. but we just heard an interview with a gentleman, tough... >> reporter: well, yes. like the interview you just heard, it's heart-wrenching. people have these stories of just massive destruction, their lives turned around, personal belongings gone, many people also lost loved ones who died or got hurt. on the flip side from the heart- wrenching you have the heartwarming. people are really pulling together very resilient here in this community. many staying put because they say they doesn't want to go to shows shelters. they can make do in their homes. they survived sandy. they will put up with this nor and they also want protect their homes from looters. so they are pooling resources in the sense of generators or fireplaces or some ways they can heat up, share blankets and making do. this weather will change soon and they will have more ability to clean up. >> have you seen a lot of people evacuating?
her comments about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, the first of several meetings with key lawmakers, a test of sorts as the president considers nominating rice to be the next secretary of state. margaret brennan has our report. >> reporter: u.n. ambassador susan rice hopes to put that controversy to rest, and if she succeeds, it would remove the largest political hurdle to her nomination as secretary of state. at 9:30 this morning, rice will meet behind closed doors with three of her most vocal critics, republican senators john mccain, kelly ie ya and lindsey graham. an aide to mccain says that rice requested the meeting last week. it could be decisive. mccain says he would consider her nomination if she answers questions to his satisfaction. but he wants to know she didn't mention that the intelligence community was linked to the attack. he accused her of misleading the public in five television interviews in which she said that there was no evidence that the attack was preplanned. ambassador rice says she has great respect for senator mccain and his service to t
a stressful time in new york. >> i was staying at a hotel, the union square w. they took good care of us until the power went out. no cell phones, you couldn't call anyone. it was crazy. >> it was terrifying. we have a niece who works on wall street who takes the ferry, staten island ferry. there's no dock anymore. you see the roofs of trees everywhere. houses floating away. >> flights from the bay area have resumed departures to the east coast. >>> in politics, president obama will resume campaigning for re-election today after taking a few days off to manage federal response to the east coast disaster. he arrived back at the white house yesterday evening after touring storm ravaged parts of new jersey. he is scheduled to attend rallies today in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. and yesterday, vice president joe biden and former president clinton campaigned on his behalf. >> i'm for president obama because he's got a better economic plan, a better budget, a better healthcare plan. >> i actually have a plan for getting america back and for strengthening our foundation and my plan creates some 12
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